To the Editor.—

With the increased emphasis by the American Academy of Pediatrics on infant nutrition, and especially on fostering breast-feeding, the availability of trained and credentialled persons to advise and support breast-feeding mothers and to assist pediatricians in this endeavor must be noted. The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, Inc. (IBLCE) completed its fifth annual examination cycle in July, 1989. To date, 1231 candidates have been certified worldwide with more than 80% in the United States and Canada.

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